Justin Urquhart Stewart Leo Wilkinson

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Justin is one of the best known names in investment management. During a time of continuing volatility he provides clear, calm commentary on the markets. Justin considers whether crowd funding can achieve what 45 stock exchanges around the country used to do: raise local money for local businesses. He argues for caution amongst fiscal policy-makers, and in speeches he might also explore how to rebuild trust and collaboration between financial and professional services.


Justin is the co-founder of Seven Investment Management, who are well known for introducing the first Sterling Wrap Account. At the point of his retirement from Seven Investment is 2019, he had grown the company to the point where it was managaing £15 billion in funds. Since retiring, he has gone on to be the chairman and co-founder of Regionally, innovating new investment services to the regions, while remaining one of the most recognisable and trusted market commentators.

With twenty years experience following the ups and downs of the markets, Justin’s assessments, predictions and witty observations guide investors – professionals and amateurs alike.

After training as a barrister, Justin took up corporate finance in Africa and Singapore. He then moved into marketing with a focus on cash management facilities. This led him to help found Broker Services, which became Barclays Stockbrokers where he served as Corporate Development Director.

Justin has a keen interest in developing the investment market and breaking down many of the traditional barriers for both private investors and smaller companies. He was named Favourite Financial Personality by Proshare, writes regularly for national magazines and newspapers and is frequent appears on television and radio. He shares his wealth of knowledge and offers a calm, clear-sighted view of the markets. Justin covers everything from the complexities of equity rallies and fallbacks, conditions of NICE (No Inflation and Creative Earnings) and VILE (Volatile Inflation and Lower Earnings), and his predictions on market movements and where the next bubble will come from. Justin has also served as the Chair of Investors in Community, an innovative organisation aiming to measure all social contributions an organisation can make, not just the financial.




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